Oman Saudi road the border is still not open

The Oman side of the much needed Oman Saudi road is having an integrated fuel station built.

Rub Al Khali Saudi Omani Road Crossing
Rub Al Khali / Empty Quarter Oman

This will be an essential service for travellers.

Oman Oil Petrol Station
Oman Oil Petrol Station

It seems that the petrol station (with hotel, restaurant, mosque, small garden, car repair workshop and retail shops) will be finished near Tanam in Ibri in July 2018. The road (when it eventually opens) saves probably up to 1000km on the journey from Muscat to Riyadh.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4